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Gunfire Erupts as Soldiers Hold Ivory Coast Cities in Pay Dispute

Heavy gunfire was heard overnight and early Saturday near military camps in two cities in Ivory Coast, where disgruntled soldiers launched revolts a day earlier over salaries and bonuses, residents and a soldier said. Shooting began around 6 a.m. local time (0600 GMT) in Bouake, the West African nation’s second-largest city of around half a million inhabitants. Residents also reported hearing shooting throughout the night at an army base in the northern city of Korhogo. “The shooting...

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